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A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.

A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.

Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.

Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.

Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.

Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.

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Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.

Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.

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A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

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Neurosurgery resident Adela Wu comments on the importance of personalizing the informed consent process before a procedure for each patient.

Neurosurgery resident Adela Wu comments on the importance of personalizing the informed consent process before a procedure for each patient.

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Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.

Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.

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Discovery of the human skeletal stem cell opens the way to regenerate cartilage and bone to repair damaged tissues, say Stanford scientists.

Discovery of the human skeletal stem cell opens the way to regenerate cartilage and bone to repair damaged tissues, say Stanford scientists.

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